Tag Archives: Races

Slow, but fit!

Got great news at my annual checkup this week. My good cholesterol is higher than my bad cholesterol! I didn’t expect a bad cholesterol report; in fact my 2012 checkup showed the two numbers only a couple of points apart. It … Continue reading

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I’ve lost that running feeling, but I think it’s coming back!

This time last year I was furiously prepping for the Rouge Orleans Ultra Marathon relay and checking the course map for Rock’n’Roll New Orleans half marathon. This year, instead of being a running beast, I’m focused on my new masters … Continue reading

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Confession Time

Confession – It’s been nearly a month since my last good run. I finished the Tree City Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day in Kent, OH, but have barely run since. And I haven’t run at all in the past nearly … Continue reading

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Seen on my run: Turkey Trot

Beautiful scenery in Kent, OH, during today’s Turkey Trot 5k. But, woe the hills!

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Cajun Cup 10k PR! (or How Terrible Singing Kept Me Running)

Vital Stats: Race: Cajun Cup 10k Date: November 10, 2012 Place: Lafayette, LA Total Time: 1:05:11 (PR!) Saturday morning, I was up early for the Cajun Cup 10k in Lafayette. A week earlier, Josh’s mom asked me to come along … Continue reading

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Yam City Triathlon 2012

A quick update from the Yam City Triathlon. I decided after Rocketchix that I NEEDED to do one more tri this year, and a post on Claim Your Journey (Louisiana’s awesome running-focused blog) convinced me it needed to be Yam … Continue reading

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Checking on my Rocketchix goals

One of the best things about Rocketchix 2012 was this sticker I received at the finish line along with my medal (and a drinking glass). I put the sticker on my car before I even left the parking lot. I’m … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Rocketchix

Rocketchix in 2012 was a fabulous race! Not only is it a well-run and organized event, but I crushed most of my goals for this tri! My training has been haphazard to say the least, a few bricks here, very … Continue reading

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Race Pace Training

Great weekend! Friday night was all about celebrating a friend’s new dream job. There was champagne and amazing food – short ribs, lamb carpaccio, popcorn with rosemary, a cheese plate, pomme frites, croque monsieur and an amazing chocolate torte at … Continue reading

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Prepping for Rocketchix & making goals

Rocketchix is just 16 days away! I’m so excited about my third triathlon! This will be the second time I’ve done the Rocketchix sprint tri. It’s a 350 meter swim, 12 mile bike and 2 mile run; perfect distances for … Continue reading

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